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Correct spelling: lay

What is the definition of lay?

  1. a narrative song with a recurrent refrain

What does the abbreviation lay mean?

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What are the usage examples for lay?

  1. Being very weary, lay long in bed, then to the office and there sat all the day. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. Everything they could lay hands on was taken. – Through Five Republics on Horseback by G. Whitfield Ray
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